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Breakfast Porridge Recipe
  • READY IN 10 mins

Breakfast Porridge

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"One of my favorite well-balanced breakfast creations! Top with any type of fruit, coconut, or nuts."

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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    10 mins


  1. Bring the water with the prune and raisins to a boil in a pot; cook at a boil for 3 minutes. Stir the oat bran, wheat bran, wheat germ, flax seed, and honey into the fruit mixture. Remove from heat and serve hot.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 06, 2010

You can't deny the healthy aspects of this recipe. The only thing I might note is that flax seed needs to be cracked before eating. If you don't, it passes through the body without releasing any of it's wonderful omega's. I use an ordinary small coffee grinder that I keep exclusively for spices. At any rate, this is a very versatile recipe. The prunes and raisins can be replaced with your favorite fruit or nuts almost in infinite combinations. I was thinking this is a great take to work recipe. Just add hot water from the tap at the coffee machine and microwave for a minute or two.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 01, 2012

None of us liked it.

Jul 07, 2010

Reading over the recipe I realized that I did not specific the need to grind the flax seed first. Sorry! I use about a tbs of GROUND flax seed or flax seed meal. Thanks for clarifying that Brenda:)

Nov 23, 2010

I like this recipe, it's a great quick porridge for some variety other than standard oatmeal. I didn't expect the ingredients to make a thick porridge, but it's great. I heat the water & fruit in the microwave for one minute and stir in the dry stuff. I skip the honey and I top mine with non-dairy creamer for a delicious sweetness.

Sep 07, 2010

It is always best to grind the flax seed so that your stomach can digest the wonderful fibre that it has.

Jan 02, 2012

Great recipe! Very simple to prepare and it tastes good. We are having it about 3 mornings a week. Thanks for sharing, I'll do the same.

Aug 16, 2011

An excellent quick and very nutrient dense breakfast. I made it exactly as the recipe recommended, except I also ground the flax seeds. It is a very "comforting" morning meal. Thanks!

Feb 20, 2013

Full of fiber and a very filling breakfast, although I have to admit that I fixed this for dinner one night while the family ordered pizza. I didn't want to blow my healthy eating routine and am glad I fixed this delicious dish. I added 3 prunes and no raisins, but I can see that anything can be put into this recipe-dried cranberries, etc.


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  • Calories
  • 181 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 37.8 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 4.9 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 8.8 g
  • 35%
  • Protein
  • 6.7 g
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 9 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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